News - Vanuatu
12 Mar 2018
Disaster authorities in Vanuatu say cyclone Hola caused widespread damage on most islands in the central parts of the country. Last week, the cyclone passed over Vanuatu as a category two...
19 Feb 2018
Vanuatu is an island archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean. The nation’s economy is based largely on its agriculture and tourism sectors, both of which were decimated by Tropical Cyclone (TC)...
2 Feb 2018
PACIFIC BEAT / By Catherine Graue Vanuatu's ban on single-use plastic bags has come into effect today but there are concerns an influx of much cheaper imports from Asia may hit the local...
24 Jan 2018
A pilot project has been launched by Vanuatu's justice ministry to help victims of violence who live in remote areas to get access to the justice system. The project, funded by Australia, gives...
24 Jan 2018
A ban on non-biodegradable plastic bags and polystyrene takeaway boxes is to come into force in Vanuatu at the end of this month. The Council of Ministers agreed to stop single-use bags being...
31 Oct 2017
Vanuatu's head of state Obed Moses Tallis has called on schools as well as parents to teach their children the history of the country's independence struggle. Mr Tallis made the call after...